Glanzlichter Nature Photo Contest 2020

In total, prizes worth more than € 30.000


All winners will be invited to the presentation ceremony. The presentation ceremony of Glanzlichter will be held during the 22. International Fuerstenfeld Nature Photography Days in Fuerstenfeldbruck from 23rd — 26th April 2020. Present winners will receive a CEWE-photobook with all winning pictures and with their winning picture on the title. In addition present winners will join the following gala dinner.

Images of pets, multiple exposures or digital manipulated images are not eligible to enter this competition.


Glanzlichter Nature Photographer of the year
Junior Award Winner
Magnificent Wilderness
The Beauty of Plants
Nature as Art
Artists on Wings
The World of Mammals
Diversity of all other Animals
Moments in Nature
Aerial Views of Nature


In total, prizes worth more than € 30.000 can be won which includes cash prizes of more than € 12.000 and special prizes worth € 18.000.

In categories 1-8 a Winner and nine Highlights will be chosen. The category winners will receive € 500 each and in addition a trophy and a Glanzlichter book, each.
The category highlights will receive € 50 and a Glanzlichter book, each.
In addition, the Fritz Poelking Award will be awarded. The winner of the Fritz Poelking Award will receive € 250, the DVF medal in bronze, a book by Fritz Poelking and a Glanzlichter book.
A Junior Award Winner and two Highlights in every age category will be chosen.
The Junior Award winner will receive € 500, an Olympus-camera-equioment worth € 1.700, a trophy, the DVF medal in silver and a Glanzlichter book.
The four highlights will receive € 50 each and a Glanzlichter book, each.
One All Over Winner will be chosen.
The All Over Winner will receive € 2.500, a trophy, the DVF medal in gold and a Glanzlichter book.


The competition is open to everyone who practices nature photography as a hobby or on a professional basis.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

The copyright always remains with the photographer.